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Polish weekend warriors up in arms over Russian threat

Polish weekend warriors up in arms over Russian threat

Commandos sneak up on a fortress in southern Poland. Camouflaged behind sandbags, they fire their Kalashnikov rifles to free the hostages. But the fortress is really a school and the machine guns are fake. The bullets are blanks and the […]


Poland needs nuclear arms to ward off Russia: Walesa

Poland needs nuclear arms to ward off Russia: Walesa

Polish anti-communist icon Lech Walesa said Poland should procure nuclear weapons as a safeguard against Russia, which it blames for stoking the crisis in neighboring Ukraine. “Poland needs to stand up to Russia,” the Nobel Peace laureate, who spearheaded Poland’s […]


South Korea Approves Procurement of Lockheed F-35A Lightning II

South Korea Approves Procurement of Lockheed F-35A Lightning II

The Republic of Korea finalized its formal selection of the Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II aircraft for its F-X fighter acquisition program, announcing its intent to sign the Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) between the U.S. and Korean governments […]


Israel Takes Delivery of New Hi-Tech German Submarine

Israel Takes Delivery of New Hi-Tech German Submarine

The Israeli military announced on Tuesday it has taken delivery from Germany of a new submarine, the most sophisticated in its fleet. A third of the cost of the new Dolphin 2 class sub was borne by Germany as part […]


Iran unveils new missile-equipped drone

Iran unveils new missile-equipped drone

Iran on Tuesday unveiled a new missile-equipped drone to boost its military arsenal, as part of events marking the end of its 1980-1988 war against Iraq. Iranian engineers working for the armed forces have “built the drones to carry air […]


US to Sell Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Vehicles to Pakistan

US to Sell Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Vehicles to Pakistan

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Pakistan for 160 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles, spair and repair parts, and training, etc., for an estimated cost of $198 million. […]


India to Develop Remote Sensing Satellites with China

India to Develop Remote Sensing Satellites with China

India will, for the first time, join hands with China to develop remote sensing satellites. Indian Space Research Organization (Isro) chairman K Radhakrishnan told TOI that an agreement in this regard was signed two days ago. Right from the initial […]


Peru to Receive 8 Russian Military Helicopters in December

Peru to Receive 8 Russian Military Helicopters in December

Russia will deliver 8 Mi-171Sh multi-purpose helicopters to Peru’s air force in December, the deputy director of Russia’s arms export agency was quoted as saying Friday. Peru, a major buyer of Russian military hardware, bought 24 helicopters from Russia for […]


US Approves JASSM and F-16 Upgrade Sale to Poland

US Approves JASSM and F-16 Upgrade Sale to Poland

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Poland for Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles and F-16 Operational Flight Plan upgrades, associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $500 million. […]


 
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